(Closed) Using a wedding photo as a holiday photo card?

posted 8 years ago in Photos/Videos
  • poll: Holiday photo card using a wedding photo

    Yes, it's weird

    Not weird at all!

    Use an engagement/family portrait photo

    I disklike photos cards in general

  • Post # 3
    2677 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

    Really good question!  I would love to do that, but fear it would coincide too much my thank you cards & be a bit overboard :/

    Post # 4
    186 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    My friends did it – I thought it was so adorable. But they did NOT send Thank You cars with a wedding photo on them . . . I think that would be overboard.

    Post # 6
    702 posts
    Busy bee

    Love this thread! I was just wondering about this yesterday. We eloped too and I think family would like getting a photo of us on the card instead of a regular Christmas card.

    Post # 8
    3240 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I did a wedding photo on our Christmas cards last year, so I don’t think it’s weird at all.

    Post # 9
    786 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I think it would be cute, my friend did this for her Christmas cards and I was happy to see another pic of them on their happiest day.

    Post # 10
    9124 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    I think it’s a great idea, especially since your family and friends weren’t able to see you actually get married.  (Not that I’m judging how you got married – I actually think it’s about the coolest wedding I’ve seen EVER on this site!!!)  Anyway, if I were your family member or friend, I’d love to get a card like that in the mail 🙂

    Post # 12
    650 posts
    Busy bee

    I think it would be cute for the mere fact that you eloped and the family would love to have a photo of your special day that they cold cherish

    Post # 14
    3696 posts
    Sugar bee

    Where I come from, it would be really weird NOT to include your wedding photo in your Christmas cards the first Christmas after you get married. I’m sure, too, that my parents will be using one of the family shots from our wedding as their Christmas card.

    Post # 15
    883 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    A wedding photo on a Christmas card, doesn’t say “Happy Birthday Jesus”  it says, to me…if you didn’t already know I’m married, I am….and where’s the gift…

    I put a collage photo in my thank you’s and sent additional photos with them to the people that could not make it to the wedding.  There may be a few people on my card list that were not invited, and depending on the relationship, I may send them a photo and new contact info, inside a Christmas card, that says, Merry Christmas, Happy holidays, etc.

    Post # 16
    441 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011 - St. Joseph's Parish, Seattle Tennis Club

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    @KCKnd2:  Agreed! 

    I’m really not sure why this would be weird? I guess some people just don’t send out the picture holiday cards, but if it’s what floats your boat then go for it! We did, and I think the guests loved seeing the picture from our day (since not all of them would have seen the pro-pics), and those that couldn’t attend got to see a little snippet of the day too! 

    Also, since you eloped, I imagine people would love to see a picture of it!!

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